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by Alice Turner Curtis
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LibriVox recording of A YANKEE GIRL AT FORT SUMTER, by ALICE TURNER CURTIS. Sylvia Fulton is a ten-years-old girl from Boston who stayed in Charleston, South Carolina, before the opening of the civil war. She loves her new home, and her dear friends. However, political tensions are rising, and things start to change. Through these changes, Silvia gets to know the world better: from Estrella, her maid, she starts to understand what it is to be a slave, from her unjust teacher she learns that not...
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LibriVox recording of The Motor Girls on a Tour by Margaret Penrose. Read by Lucy Burgoyne. This is the second book in the series of the Motor Girls. Join Cora and her friends in this mystery and adventure of The Motor Girls. Also the search for a missing table and promise book belonging to a cripple girl called Wren. Why is Clip so mysterious? What is she up to? Is Sid Wilcox up to his old tricks with his chum Rob Roland? (Summary by Lucy Burgoyne) For further information, including links to...
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by Eleanor H. Porter
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LibriVox recording of MISS BILLY MARRIED, by ELEANOR H. PORTER. At the opening to this second sequel to Miss Billy (Miss Billy, Miss Billy's Decision, Miss Billy Married), we find Bertram and Billy finally at the altar. Will wedded bliss ensue and are the patter of little feet on the horizon? Or is misunderstanding and heartache in the cards again? Find out in Miss Billy Married! (Summary by Maria Therese) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds,...
Topics: librivox, audiobook, fiction, teen, romance, marriage, children, humor
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by Mary Grant Bruce
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LibriVox recording of Captain Jim, by Mary Grant Bruce, read by wendy. This book is about Norah Linton, her brother Jim, her father David and Jim's chum Wally from Australia. They all move to England during WWI because Jim and Wally want to fight in the war. When a Irish friend of the family dies, Norah inherits a big house in Surrey: Homewood. To keep up the Irishman's memory they want to use the house to help the war effort. They turn it into a home for "Tired People"--soldiers...
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by Margaret Penrose
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LibriVox recording of The Motor Girls by Margaret Penrose. Read by Lucy Burgoyne. When Cora Kimball got her new auto for her birthday she had no idea what adventures would start for her and brother Jack. Where did Ed’s money and bonds disappear? Were they misplaced or were they stolen and lost forever. Did the conceited Sid Wilcox have something to do with the missing money, with the help of Ida Giles? And what did the obnoxious Lem Gildy have to do with it all? Join Cora and her friends in...
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by John Cargill Brough
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LibriVox recording of The Fairy Tales of Science by John Cargill Brough. Read by J. M. Smallheer This book, written in the mid 19th century and illustrated by Charles H. Bennett, provides an entertaining introduction to topics in science for children. In each chapter, the author uses a popular myth or fairy tale to lay the groundwork for an equally fascinating "fairy tale of science" full of interesting facts and real life examples. (Summary by J. M. Smallheer) For further...
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by Hans Christian Andersen
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LibriVox recording of This project features four longer stories by Hans Christian Andersen. Andersen's fairy tales, which have been translated into more than 125 languages, have become culturally embedded in the West's collective consciousness, readily accessible to children, but presenting lessons of virtue and resilience in the face of adversity for mature readers as well. They have inspired motion pictures, plays, ballets, and animated films. ( Summary from Wikipedia ) For further...
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by Eleanor H. Porter
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LibriVox recording of Miss Billy, by Eleanor H. Porter. Mr. Neilson was determined to name his first child after his boyhood chum, William Henshaw. When the baby disappointed him by being a girl, he was consoled by naming her Billy. Miss Billy, now 18, orphaned and all alone in the world, takes her lawyer’s suggestion to ask her namesake to take her in. Only one little problem – Mr. Henshaw did not know of her existence, and then mistakenly thinks that Billy is a boy! Eleanor H. Porter was...
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by Thornton W. Burgess
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LibriVox recording of The Adventures of Grandfather Frog, by Thornton W. Burgess. Longlegs the Blue Heron felt decidedly out of sorts. It was a beautiful morning, too beautiful for any one to be feeling that way. Indeed, it was the same beautiful morning in which Grandfather Frog had caught so many foolish green flies. Jolly, round, bright Mr. Sun was smiling his broadest. The Merry Little Breezes of Old Mother West Wind were dancing happily here and there over the Green Meadows, looking for...
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by Gertrude Knevels
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Three children sent to stay the night with their Aunt Jane find themselves sharing an enormous bed. So enormous is it, that when they make a tent of the bedsheets and crawl in, they never make it to the foot of the bed, crawling instead into a dreamworld of caves and pirates and adventures. (summary by ohosostrange) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this...
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by Augusta Huiell Seaman
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LibriVox recording of The Mystery at Number Six, by Augusta Huill Seaman A mysterious girl, a mysterious pool, and a mysterious businessman combine to send two Florida teens to adventureland in this pre-Nancy Drew tale for young people(Summary by Sibella). For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer...
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by Rupert S. Holland
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LibriVox recording of Historic Adventures: Tales from American History by Rupert S. Holland. Read in English by Tammy Stalcup; DPranitis; Tom Merritt; Greg Giordano; Bria Snow; leetripp12; Larry Wilson This is a collection of early American stories, interesting read. (Summary by sidhu177) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of The Children's Book of Christmas Stories. Read by Alisa. Many librarians have felt the need and expressed the desire for a select collection of children's Christmas stories in one volume. This book claims to be just that and nothing more. Each of the stories has already won the approval of thousands of children, and each is fraught with the true Christmas spirit. It is hoped that the collection will prove equally acceptable to parents, teachers, and librarians. (Summary...
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by Jennie Hall
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LibriVox recording of Viking Tales, by Jennie Hall. Viking tales are tales from Iceland, featuring the king Halfdan and his son Harald. (Summary by Nadine) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats or languages (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . M4B audio book (97mb)
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by E. Nesbit
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LibriVox recording of The Magic City , by E. Nesbit. Read by Ruth Golding . Philip and Lucy discover that the city Philip has built using toys, books and household objects, has come alive. This is the account of their incredible adventures in those magical lands, where they meet characters from books and history, mythical beasts, and many other nice (and not so nice) people and creatures. As with all Edith Nesbit's tales, The Magic City has generous helpings of humour, imagination and...
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by Mara L. Pratt
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LibriVox recording of American History Stories, Volume 2, by Mara L. Pratt. Read by Laura Caldwell. History is brought to life in the second volume of American History Stories by Mara L. Pratt. It is a wonderful introduction for children to American history, this volume beginning with the causes of the American Revolution. Although each chapter is short, it is full of fascinating information, and so well-written that adults will enjoy it as much as children. (Summary by Laura Caldwell) Reader's...
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by Augusta Huiell Seaman
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Librivox recording of The Dragon's Secret by Augusta Huiell Seaman. Read by J. M. Smallheer. Sixteen year old Leslie Crane has come to the New Jersey shore as a companion to ailing Aunt Marcia, whose doctor has sent her there for a some quiet rest and recuperation. While the beach is lovely in October, Leslie quickly finds herself getting lonely with no one her own age to talk to. Little does she realize that she will not only soon make a new friend, but that they will both end up in the midst...
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by Ruth Stiles Gannett
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LibriVox recording of My Father's Dragon, by Ruth Stiles Gannett. Read by as101. A story about a boy who befriends a cat and then sets off on an adventure to rescue a dragon(Summary by as101) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats or languages (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . Download M4B (12MB)
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by Edith Nesbit
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LibriVox recording of Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare, by Edith Nesbit Edith Nesbit, the author of Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare, felt passionately that young children should enjoy Shakespeare's great works. She set about to retell his plays in a language that children would not only understand, but delight in. This is a marvelous introduction to the works of Shakespeare that ALL will enjoy. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover...
Topics: Shakespeare, William Shakespeare, Nesbit, Edith Nesbit, children, librivox, audiobook
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by Waldemar Bonsels
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Librivox recording of The Adventures of Maya the Bee by Walemar Bonsels. Read by Betsie Bush. The Adventures of Maya the Bee is an exciting tale for children of all ages. Themes of growth and development of courage and wisdom are found, as well as the extreme joy and satisfaction that Maya experiences in the beauty of creation and all creatures. Her ultimate and innate loyalty to her Nation of Bees is acted out in the final heroic scenes. This story gives us the delightful sense of having seen...
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Librivox's weekly poetry project for the week of December 18th-24th, 2005: 'Twas the Night Before Christmas (A Visit from St. Nicholas), by Clement C. Moore. Read by: Annie Coleman Betsie Bush Chris Goringe Grace and Brad Bush Kara Shallenberg Peter Yearsley Squiddhartha Sam Lipten Sean Randall For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free...
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by Louisa May Alcott
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LibriVox recording of Little Women , by Louisa May Alcott. Little Women is the classic story of the March family, which consists of Mr. and Mrs. March and their four girls--practical, yet fashion conscious, Meg, who longs for the nice things they used to have. Rambunctious, book worm, Jo, who wants to become a writer and wishes she were born a boy. Shy and quiet, home-loving Beth, who loves to play the piano and play with her kitties. Finally, the youngest, artistic Amy, who longs for an...
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by Louisa May Alcott
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LibriVox recording of Little Men, by Louisa May Alcott. Little Men (published 1871) is considered the second book of the Little Women trilogy written by Louisa May Alcott. (The book Good Wives (1869) was originally the sequel to the novel Little Women (1868), however those two novels are now usually published as a single volume.) The final book of the trilogy is Jo's Boys (1886). Little Men follows the life of Jo Bhaer and the students who live and learn at the Plumfield Estate School that she...
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by Charles and Mary Lamb
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Librivox recording of Tales from Shakespeare by Charles and Mary Lamb. Read by Karen Savage The following Tales are meant to be submitted to the young reader as an introduction to the study of Shakespeare, for which purpose his words are used whenever it seemed possible to bring them in; and in whatever has been added to give them the regular form of a connected story, diligent care has been taken to select such words as might least interrupt the effect of the beautiful English tongue in which...
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by E. Nesbit
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LibriVox recording of The Enchanted Castle, by E. Nesbit. Read by Peter Eastman. Three children, forced to remain at school during the holidays, go in search of adventure. What they find is a magic castle straight out of a fairy tale, complete with an enchanted princess at the center of a maze. Or is it? The castle turns out to be just a country estate, and the princess is only the housekeeper's niece, playing at dressing up. But the magic ring she shows them proves -- to her surprise and...
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by William H. Barker
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Librivox recording of the West African Folk Tales by William H. Barker. Read by David Barnes , Lucy Burgoyne , Christabel, Tammi L. Coles, Lizzie Driver, Esther, Ezwa, hefyd, Julian Jamison , Eva-Marie Quinones, roolynninms, Shurtagal. A collection of folk tales mostly centred around Anansi. In West African lore Anansi is known as a trickster god, and is often depicted as either a spider, a human or a combination of both. Thus many of the stories are attempts by Anansi to trick others for his...
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by William Trowbridge Larned
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Librivox recording of American Indian Fairy Tales, collected by Henry R. Schoolcraft and retold by William Trowbridge Larned Read by Chip With no written language, Native Americans living in the Lake Superior region passed their cultural identity down through the generations by way of stories. Far more than mere tales to amuse children, they passed along the collective wisdom of the tribes. In the 1830s, government Indian Agent and ethnologist Henry R Schoolcraft learned the language of these...
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by E.M. Berens
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This is a comprehensive collection of all the major and minor gods of Rome and Greece, with descriptions of festivals and retellings of major mythological stories. (Summary by Sibella) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. Download M4B (246MB)
Topics: mythology, legend, greece, rome, librivox, audiobook, children
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by Owen Wister
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LibriVox recording of The Dragon of Wantley, by Owen Wister. Read by David Wales. A novel, The Dragon of Wantley, was written by Owen Wister (best known as the author of The Virginian) in 1892. Published by Lipincott Press, the story is a comic "burlesque" (in the author's words), concerning the "true" story of the Dragon. It is a romantic story set at Christmastime in the early 13th century. The book was a surprise success, going through four editions over the next ten...
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